Executive OverviewCertain inherent process characteristics such as precision, cleanliness, control and high productivity have been the hallmark of the entire implant industry for some time. Coupled with new capability, implant has become less of a commodity product and more … [Read more...] about Leveraging ion implant process characteristics to facilitate 22nm devices
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From today’s perspective, it seems clear that Gordon Moore got lucky. Back in 1965, Electronics magazine asked Moore-then research director of electronics pioneer Fairchild Semiconductor-to predict the future of the microchip industry. At the time, the industry was in its … [Read more...] about The End of Moore’s Law?
Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ESTFree to attendLength: Approximately one hourToday the semiconductor industry is driven by smartphone with 1.24B units sold in 2014 out numbering tablets & PC sales. The expected increase in smartphone application … [Read more...] about Trends in Materials: The Smartphone Driver
Date: December 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ETFree to attendLength: Approximately one hourThe smartphone market is expected to reach 1.5B units in 2016 consuming nearly 1/3 of the IC market as smartphones become the mini mobile computers in capabilities and the central … [Read more...] about Smartphone Market Driving 7nm & 5nm Node 3-D Transistors and Stacked Devices
By Jeff Dorsch, Contributing EditorThe used and refurbished semiconductor equipment market can be a hazardous business for buyers. The watchword always is: Caveat emptor – let the buyer beware.There are many reputable companies in the used equipment business, of course. … [Read more...] about Buying used equipment? Be careful; know your seller